As mentioned in my previous post, I didn’t particularly want to reprise (even in the opposite direction) the super narrow, super twisty route by which I’d arrived at the Caves, and since there was another road out of there with a brown-and-white “tourist drive” sign indicating that something called Kanangra Walls was 32 km (if memory serves) away, I decided to give it a go. What on earth was a Kanangra Walls anyway?
The Jenolan Caves (S33° 49.280′, E150° 01.141′, 814m) in New South Wales are among the oldest caves in the world. Australian geologists have estimated their age to be 340 million years, which places their origins in the Carboniferous Era.
The Orient Cave is one of ten caves that are open to the public, and the most highly decorated of them all. All tours are guided with the exception of the Nettle Cave/Devils Coach House tour. Fees apply.